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Three Meissen Porcelain Allegorical Figures

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Three Meissen Porcelain Allegorical Figures, Germany, late 19th century, polychrome porcelain of a woman with a basket of fruit, incised "2.710," inscribed "48", black painted "7"; a man with a guitar, incised "M," inscribed "83;" man carrying a basket of grapes, incised "8.," inscribed "50"; each with blue crossed swords mark, each ht. 5 5/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Woman with basket has chips to fruit - minor loss to skirt, minor abrasions to base and gilding overall to all three figures; tricorner hat and guitar, and extended foot on man have been restored.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Germany, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Pottery, Volkseigene Betriebe

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